ABSTRACT

Intelligent and adaptive techniques are rapidly being used in all stages of medical treatment, from the initial diagnosis to planning delivery and follow-up therapy.To realize the full potential of these techniques, developers and end users must understand both the underlying technology and the specifics of the medical application considered. Focus

chapter 1|16 pages

Introduction

ByOlivier C. L. Haas, Keith J. Burnham

chapter 2|36 pages

Systems Modeling and Control Applied to Medicine

ByOlivier C. L. Haas, Keith J. Burnham

chapter 3|42 pages

Intelligent Control Systems in Anesthesia

ByTeresa Feio Mendonça, Catarina Nunes, Pedro Lago

chapter 4|32 pages

Control Methods and Intelligent Systems in the Quality Control of Megavoltage Treatment Machines

ByJohn A. Mills, Robert C. Crichton, Phil Sharpe, William M. Kelly

chapter 5|46 pages

Neural, Fuzzy, and Neurofuzzy Systems for Medical Applications

ByAntónio Dourado, Jorge Henriques, and Paulo de Carvalho

chapter 6|40 pages

The Soft Computing Technique of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Decision Making in Radiotherapy

ByElpiniki Papageorgiou, Chrysostomos Stylios, Peter Groumpos

chapter 7|46 pages

Artificial Neural Networks in Radiation Therapy

ByJohn H. Goodband, Olivier C. L. Haas

chapter 8|24 pages

Neural Networks for Estimating Probability Distributions for Survival Analysis

ByCharles Johnston, Colin R. Reeves

chapter 9|22 pages

Some Applications of Intelligent Systems in Cancer Treatment: A Review

ByMark Fisher, Yu Su, Richard Aldridge

chapter 10|26 pages

Fuzzy Systems and Deformable Models

ByGloria Bueno

chapter 11|38 pages

Texture Analysis and Classification Techniques for Cancer Diagnosis

ByJames Shuttleworth, Alison Todman, Raouf Naguib, Robert Newman, Mark K. Bennett